Education and learning

Highlights of 2012

A round-up of key events in the Library's education programme in 2012. 

February 2012

Your House, Your Home: Family drop-in workshop

As part of the RIBA's Home Season, families were invited to explore the collections and imagine how homes will look in the future. Read the blog post of this event.

Your House, Your Home: Family event

Your House, Your Home: Children making models of their futuristic homes.
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London. 

June 2012

Body Building: Family workshop

An event where families used the collections and their bodies to learn more about buildings. Read the blog post of this event.

Body Building: Family workshop

Children collaborating to create a new skyline using the shape of their bodies (with a little help from adults).
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London. 

July 2012

Villa Tugendhat student seminar

An exploration of Mies van der Rohe's masterpiece in Brno, with guest speakers Professor Vladimír Šlapeta (Brno University) and Dr Irena Murray (curator, The Villa Tugendhat in Context).

Villa Tugendhat: Student seminar

Villa Tugendhat student seminar.
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London. 

October 2012

Sketch in the City: Student drawing workshop

Part of an evening of events at the RIBA for students studying architecture. 

Sketch in the City student workshop: Education Curator Ros Crocker drawing with student.

Sketch in the City: Education Curator Ros Croker drawing with a student.
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London. 

October 2012

Sketch in the City: Drop-in drawing workshop

As part of the Big Draw campaign, participants added to a collage of London using images from the RIBA's collection to inspire their own drawings. Read the blog post of this event.

Sketch in the City: Drawing in action
Sketch in the City: Drawing in action.
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London.

November 2012

Architecture Study Day

A day of talks and workshops, themed around home, community and well-being, with architects, curators and designers. This event for architecture students was organised by the V&A + RIBA Architecture Partnership.

Architecture Study Day: Students exploring income and renting in London, during a workshop from Something & Sons.

Architecture Study Day: Students exploring income and renting in London, during a workshop from Something & Sons.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

To find out more about the RIBA's collection-based education and learning programme, for bookings or to discuss your visit, please contact us.

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